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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute

    Monday, 03 August 2020 - Thursday, 13 August 2020  

    Information:https://www.kscopeinstitute.org/summer-institute-2020


    Each summer, the Kaleidescope Institute hosts a two-week training event toprovide church leaders time to come together in sabbath to learn graciousleadership skills to help facilitate inclusive small group meetings and dialoguesessions. This year’s theme is “Fear Not: Living grace, truth and diversity ina divided and frightened world,” based on the Rev. Canon Eric Law’s book FearNot: Living Grace and Truth in a Frightened World. The virtual event will takeplace on Zoom at 9 – 11 a.m. starting Monday, August 3. Kaleidescope isoffering Graceconomics pricing to allow participants to pay what they can forthis event.

  • Contemplative Meditation [CANCELLED]

    Wednesday, 12 August 2020  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Center for Spirituality in Ontario, 1127 N San Antonio Avenue, Ontario 91762

  • Sacred Journey Series: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

    Wednesday, 12 August 2020  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Church of Our Saviour, 535 W Roses Rd, San Gabriel, CA 91775, USA

    Information/Link: email to the Rev. Dennis Gibbs, br.dennis@aol.com
    Book discussion via Zoom led by the Rev. Jeff Thornberg, the Rev. Dennis Gibbs, the Rev. Greta Ronningen and Sharon Crandall. "White Fragility is a vital, necessary and beautiful book, a bracing call to white folk everywhere to see their whiteness for what it is and to seize the opportunity to make things better now. -- Michael Eric Dyson, author of Tears We Cannot Stop.

  • Services in the style of Taizé (CANCELLED)

    Wednesday, 12 August 2020  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    All Saints’ Church, 504 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills 90210

    310.275.0123 ext.112 or www.allsaintsbh.org
    Led by the Parish Choir, these meditative services, originating in the French monastic community of the same name, are a wonderful way to refresh in the midst of a busy week.

  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute

    Monday, 03 August 2020 - Thursday, 13 August 2020  

    Information:https://www.kscopeinstitute.org/summer-institute-2020


    Each summer, the Kaleidescope Institute hosts a two-week training event toprovide church leaders time to come together in sabbath to learn graciousleadership skills to help facilitate inclusive small group meetings and dialoguesessions. This year’s theme is “Fear Not: Living grace, truth and diversity ina divided and frightened world,” based on the Rev. Canon Eric Law’s book FearNot: Living Grace and Truth in a Frightened World. The virtual event will takeplace on Zoom at 9 – 11 a.m. starting Monday, August 3. Kaleidescope isoffering Graceconomics pricing to allow participants to pay what they can forthis event.

  • Summer in Romans with St. Paul: Vacation Bible School for Adults

    Sunday, 16 August 2020  9:30 am - 10:30 am
    St John's Episcopal Cathedral, 514 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA

    Information here
    Sessions are held online via Facebook.
    Aug. 2: Presenter Lisa Bowens, author of An Apostle in Battle, on “Romans, African Americans and Protest”
    Aug. 9, Michael Gorman, author of Apostle of the Crucified Lord, on “Last Chapters of Romans and New Perspectives”
    Aug. 16, Katherine Grieb, author of The Story of Romans, with a wrap-up presentation reflecting on why Romans is one of the most important letters ever written for the church in the 21st century.
    The series opened July 12 with an introductory session led by cathedral co-Dean Mark Kowalewski, followed with classes led by authors Brian Walsh on “Romans, Empire, and Home” and Sylvia Keesmaat on “Economics and Creation.” All sessions are archived on the cathedral’s Facebook page for on-demand viewing.

  • The Gathering Summer Book Club

    Monday, 17 August 2020  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Online: Register here in advance
    An opportunity to read, reflect, and discuss some of the most significant Asian (American) literature, offered by The Gathering: A Space for Asian Pacific American Spirituality

    • Aug. 10 Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee
    • Aug. 24 The Best We Could Do, by Thi Bui

    Financial assistance is available for the purchase of books. Register in advance here. An event page is available on Facebook here. For additional information, contact the Rev. Yein Kim at yein.e.kim@gmail.com.

  • Lectio Divina [CANCELLED]

    Monday, 17 August 2020  5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 428 Park Avenue, Laguna Beach 92651

    Information: 949.494.3542 or parishoffice@stmaryslb.org
         Lectio Divina is the ancient practice of holy listening to scripture. A passage from the upcoming Sunday lessons is read, and in silent prayer we are gradually led from mind to heart, taking the word of God deeper and deeper into the self. Followed by Centering Prayer.

August 2020

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  • Conducting a Stewardship Campaign in a Time of Pandemic
  • A Vigil of Love and Solidarity
  • Online Scavenger Hunt and Krazy Kitten Game
  • Book Study: White Fragility by Robin Diangelo [online]
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  • Summer in Romans with St. Paul: Vacation Bible School for Adults
  • Jazz Vespers: John & Gerald Clayton
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • The Gathering Summer Book Club
  • Lectio Divina [CANCELLED]
  • Centering Prayer [CANCELLED]
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • Thoughtful Walking [CANCELLED]
  • Contemplative Eucharist [CANCELLED]
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • Contemplative Meditation [CANCELLED]
  • Sacred Journey Series: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • In the Spirit of Aloha: Walking in the Way of Love
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  • In the Spirit of Aloha: Walking in the Way of Love
  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • Book Study: White Fragility by Robin Diangelo [online]
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • Summer in Romans with St. Paul: Vacation Bible School for Adults
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • The Gathering Summer Book Club
  • Lectio Divina [CANCELLED]
  • Centering Prayer [CANCELLED]
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • Thoughtful Walking [CANCELLED]
  • Contemplative Eucharist [CANCELLED]
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
  • Contemplative Meditation [CANCELLED]
  • Sacred Journey Series: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • Services in the style of Taizé (CANCELLED)
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  • Kaleidescope 2020 Online Summer Institute
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  • Summer in Romans with St. Paul: Vacation Bible School for Adults
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  • The Gathering Summer Book Club
  • Lectio Divina [CANCELLED]
  • Centering Prayer [CANCELLED]
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  • Thoughtful Walking [CANCELLED]
  • Contemplative Eucharist [CANCELLED]
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  • Contemplative Meditation [CANCELLED]
  • Sacred Journey Series: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
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  • The Gathering Summer Book Club
  • Lectio Divina [CANCELLED]
  • Centering Prayer [CANCELLED]
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  • Thoughtful Walking [CANCELLED]
  • Contemplative Eucharist [CANCELLED]
  • [CANCELLED] Taizé Service of Healing and Wholeness
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  • Contemplative Meditation [CANCELLED]
  • Sacred Journey Series: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
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  • Lectio Divina [CANCELLED]
  • Centering Prayer [CANCELLED]